Graham Partington is currently an associate professor at the University of Sydney. He has extensive experience in research and teaching at universities around the world and has designed several very successful degrees in finance. He is coauthor of four textbooks and many research papers, including prize-winning work. His particular research interests lie in dividends, valuation, and the cost of capital, and he provides consulting advice in these areas. From 2002 to 2008 he was education director of the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre, where he ran one of the world’s largest and most successful PhD programs in capital markets research.